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JDRF announces launch of global Type 1 Diabetes Index
The T1D Index is a first-of-its-kind data simulation tool that measures the human and public health impact of the T1D crisis in every country across the globe.
JDRF Australia announces Nine’s James Bracey as newest ambassador
JDRF Australia are delighted to announce that much-loved sports host and TV presenter, James Bracey, has today joined the organisation as an ambassador to lend his support to the organisation’s goal of a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Mr. Bracey is well known for his journalism with the Nine Network which he joined in […]
National Diabetes Week 2022: Diabetes stigma and your mental health
Did you know that four out of every five people living with diabetes have experienced stigma? A 2021 study by the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes found that more than 80% of people with diabetes “have been judged, blamed, shamed, or treated differently due to their diabetes”. This can, in turn, often lead […]
A new resource for teens living with type 1 diabetes
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new teen wellbeing guide, Testing Times, designed to help teenagers manage their type 1 diabetes (T1D) while staying on top of studying, socialising and the changes that come with transitioning into adulthood. The guide was created with the knowledge and expertise of T1D healthcare clinicians. […]
Annual Giving Day FAQs
Our Annual Giving Day is coming up on 9 June 2022. That’s so soon! But, what does it all mean and how can you get involved? Keep reading as we answer your frequently asked questions. What is JDRF Australia’s Annual Giving Day? Our Annual Giving Day is a chance for the dedicated type 1 diabetes […]
JDRF Australia welcomes significant commitment to improving lives of Australian type 1 diabetes (T1D) community
Coalition commitment of $273.1M will make technology access a reality for 130,000 Australians living with T1D. JDRF, Australia’s largest organisation dedicated to T1D research and advocacy, welcomes the significant commitment to T1D technology access announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Currently, many people lose access to this technology, which is shown to improve short- […]
JDRF International to Support Civica to Manufacture and Distribute Low-Cost Insulin
JDRF International will provide financial support for Civica Inc. to manufacture and distribute low-cost insulin.
JDRF Australia mourns the passing of two of our founding figures
Clive Pack and Ann Roberts were instrumental in the initiation and growth of JDRF Australia for many of its early years.